THE WORLD CANCER DAY 2021: THEME, SLOGANS, AWARENESS
It is observed that World Cancer Day 2021 seeks to spread awareness, encourage change and reduce cancer’s global effects. Every year, the day is celebrated on February 4th. And this year marks the final year of the ‘I Am and I Will‘ movement that launched in 2019. The aim of celebrating World Cancer Day is to reduce cancer myths and help people get the right facts. It also creates an incentive to impact the enhancement of the lives of cancer patients and survivors.
Globally, cancer is the second leading cause of death. Moreover Lung, breast, cervical, head and neck, and colorectal cancers are the top cancers. So knowing each type of cancer and how it affects the body is crucial. Everyone joins together on World Cancer Day with a plan to create a better and brighter cancer-free world.
I Am and I Will | Theme of World Cancer Day 2021:
‘I Am and I Will‘ is the slogan for World Cancer Day 2021. It’s a multi-year initiative that launched in 2019 that will be the final year this year. It is an inspiring call-to-action calling for personal engagement, reflecting the influence of action now taken to affect the future positively. It reflects on ‘all of our acts matter together,’
History | World Cancer Day 2021:
The World Cancer Day was established at the first World Summit against Cancer in 2000. It was held in Paris and founded by the Union for International Control of Cancer (UICC).